1979 Ford Mustang Specs, Horsepower, & Features

Posted 8/28/2019 by Taylor Ward

Do you ever find yourself searching for the factory specs on your 1979 Ford Mustang? If so you have definitely come to the right place!

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1979 Ford Mustang Specs, Horsepower, & Features - 1979 Ford Mustang Specs, Horsepower, & Features

1979 marked the beginning of a legend, the Fox Body Mustang debuted! Ford brought more to the table than ever before with this newly redesigned and lighter Ford Mustang. We will touch base on some of the most popular 1979 Mustang Specs, including horse power, torque, curb weight and more!

1979 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications


Engine Options Engine Bore Compression Horsepower Torque Fuel Tank
2.3L 2V 4cyl
3.78 x 3.13 inches
9.0:1
88hp
118 ft-lbs
11.5 gal.
2.3L 2V 4cyl(Turbo)
3.78 x 3.13 inches
9.0:1
132hp
142 ft-lbs
12.5 gal.
2.8L 2V V-6
3.66 x 2.70 inches
8.7:1
109hp
142 ft-lbs
12.5 gal.
3.3L 1V 6cyl
3.68 x 3.13 inches
9.6:1
85hp
154 ft-lbs
11.5 gal.
5.0L 2V V-8
4.00 x 3.00 inches
8.4:1
140hp
250 ft-lbs
12.5 gal.


1979 Ford Mustang Exterior Paint & Interior Trim Options


Exterior Paint Options Paint Code         Interior Color Options Color Code
Black
1C
        Black
A
Bright Blue
3J
        Blue
B
Bright Red
2P
        Chamois
T
Bright Yellow
64
        Red
D
Dark Jade Metallic
46
        Vacquero
Z
Light Chamois
83
        White / Black
W
Light Medium Blue
3F
        White / Blue
Q
Light Wedgewood Blue Metallic
3H
        White / Chamois
2
Medium Chestnut Metallic
5M
        White / Vacquero
9
Medium Gray Metallic
1P
        White / Red
N
Medium Red Metallic
2H
           
Medium Vaquero Glow
5W
           
Pewter Metallic (Pace Car)
1E
           
Polar White
9D
           
Silver Metallic
1G
           
Tangerine
85
           


1979 Ford Mustang Curb Weight


Model Curb Weight
2.3L 4-cyl Manual
2,515 lbs
2.3L 4-cyl Automatic
2,515 lbs
2.3L 4-cyl Turbo
2,599 lbs
2.8L V6 Manual
2,595 lbs
2.8L V6 Automatic
2,595 lbs
3.3L I6 Automatic
2,581 lbs
5.0L V8 Manual
2,811 lbs
5.0L V8 Automatic
2,811 lbs


1979 Ford Mustang Production Numbers


Model Units Sold
1979 Pace Car
10,478
1979 Cobra
17,579
1979 2dr Sedan
156,666
1979 3dr Hatchback
120,535
1979 2dr Ghia Sedan
56,351
1979 3dr Ghia Hatchback
36,384


1979 Ford Mustang Transmission Options


Engine Transmission Options
2.3L 2V
T-04 Manual/C-4 Automatic
2.3L 2V Turbo
T-04 Manual/C-4 Automatic
2.8L 2V V-6
T-04 Manual/C-4 Automatic
3.3L 1V 6cyl
C-4 Automatic
5.0L V8
SROD 4 speed Manual/C-4 Automatic